designed to prevent heat stroke, but the machine was not in use in the latest case. hoef vi rains are causing devastation in some countries. in asia, dhra dhirakaosal in bangkok has the details. >> the philippines and pakistan are suffering amid heavier than normal seasonal rains. in both countries, thousands have been forced from their homes. in the philippines, seasonal downpours plus a tropical storm caused a night of heavy rainfall. parts of the capital, manila, were underwater on monday. officials say at least three people are dead and several others are missing. government offices, schools, banks, and most private companies were closed but some still struggled to go to work. >> translator: there are no passenger jeeps because of the floods. it's very hard for commuters as there is basically no transport.